We often hear about acupuncture being used as an “alternative” when conventional biomedicine has failed to bring relief or resolution to a problem. So it seems a bit counterintuitive to think about acupuncture being used as part of first line care in an emergency room. And that is exactly where this episode’s guest practices— in the ER of a hospital. Listen in for how he works as an integrated member of an emergency room team, and how acupuncture is helpful to patients transiting through an emergent situation.
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